Synchrony Financial stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Synchrony Financial SYF rallied 4.27% to $36.88 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.03% to 33,743.84 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.02% to 4,016.22. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Synchrony Financial closed $10.17 below its 52-week high ($47.05), which the company achieved on January 26th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. AAPL fell 0.47% to…